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July 2012

    Finally sinking in…

    31/07/2012

    It’s been just over a week since we had our scan to see BabyShilts growing in my tummy. It still does feel quite surreal and I have on occasion forgot that I’m actually pregnant only to get a twinge or a whiff of a certain smell (the fridge mainly) and then I remember.

    Before the scan, I wouldn’t allow myself to look at baby stuff. I just needed visual confirmation that all was ok and ever since then I’ve been looking at all sorts. What have I let myself in for? There’s tons of stuff out there for pregnancy, birth and babies. I’m not panicking, yet! We still have six months until BabyShilts is due to make an appearance so plenty of time to get organised and figure out exactly what we need to suit the lifestyle we anticipate for our family.  Continue Reading

  • Meal Planning Monday 30.07.2012

    Linking up with Mrs M’s Meal Planning Monday  Where are the Summer holidays going? I can’t quite believe that hubby has been off work a week already! 1 down, 5 to go! I’m counting…

    30/07/2012
  • Let the games begin #London2012

    Last night my hubby and I, along with our cousin and a couple of friends,  drove to the City of Coventry Stadium to watch our first ever London 2012 Olympics Football match. We were…

    27/07/2012
  • Another little project I’ve been working on…

    Some of you may have noticed my regular weigh-in and exercise posts have been a bit a bit lacking of late and that’s because I’ve been working on a little project that I’d like…

    23/07/2012
  • Meal Planning Monday 23.07.2012

    It’s the start of the Summer holidays in the Shilts household. Hubby has 6 weeks off work, time to relax and unwind and spend some quality time with Mikey. Unfortunately I’m still at work…

    23/07/2012
  • Weigh in update week 78

    Ooops, weigh in showed I’d gained weight (I thought it was 0.5lb but my card was written incorrectly last week so it was actually 2lb) and I know exactly why. I’ve been eating well…

    19/07/2012
  • Getting a bit more creative..

    Have had a lovely weekend being a bit creative and have started, continued and finished a couple of mini crafty projects. I can’t show you one as it’s for a birthday gift for a…

    16/07/2012
  • Weigh in update – week 77

    Somehow this week the scales were nice to me and I lost 1.5lb. I’m pretty pleased with that considering my lack of exercise. The rain here in the UK is unbelievable which is making…

    11/07/2012
  • What do you give someone who’s got it all?

    We’ve all got them, one or two friends and family members who seem to have it all. They’ve got the trendiest clothes, the latest gadgets and appear to not ‘want’ for anything that  our…

    09/07/2012